Lifestyle

What the evolution of coming-of-age movies means for representation

North American filmmakers have been trying to capture the quintessential coming-of-age experience since the rise of the teen comedy genre in the 1980s.Continue...

Chasing Happiness is an honest celebration of brotherhood

In a time when nostalgia sells better than sex, it’s hard to argue that Amazon’s new Jonas Brothers documentary, Chasing Happiness, is anything more than a ploy to sell the band’s reunion album.Continue...

A thrifty guide to summer fun

While “work hard, play hard” is a great motto to have throughout the school year, during the summer, it’s fair to want to work less and play more.Continue...

Vegan, gluten-free cranberry chocolate chip cookie recipe

If you’re hankering for something sweet but still want to uphold your summer health commitments, look no further.Continue...

Summer hobbies for everyone under the sun

While summer means an increase in free time without your typical academic and extracurricular obligations, it can be challenging to decide how to best spend your days. Here are a few hobbies to consider picking up over the next few months so you can take full advantage of the (almost) stress-free season.Continue...

How Kawhi changed Raptors franchise history

This June, the Toronto Raptors pulled a 114-110 win over the Golden State Warriors, making history as Canada’s first NBA champions.Continue...

Relating my trauma to Big Little Lies' honest portrayal

The widely popular HBO series Big Little Lies follows a narrative structure that’s striking, unsettling and unexpected. It offers a refreshing sense of realism amidst shows that often romanticize complex human issues.Continue...

How learning about my PTSD at Queen's helped me overcome it

A long time ago someone hurt me, and I turned off.Continue...

The Journal’s summer 2019 playlist

After what felt like endless months of winter coats and final exams, summer is finally on the horizon.Continue...

Breaking down the Finsta phenomenon

Instagram has become such a popular social platform having one account isn’t enough—these days, you need a fake one too.Continue...

Summer Picks: Kingston’s best patios

Kingston has finally warmed up, which can only mean one thing for students and residents alike: it’s officially patio season.Continue...

Why Game of Thrones’ final season was anticlimactic

While all eight seasons of Games of Thrones were packed with intrigue, tragedy and soaring triumph—not to mention a fair share of HBO naughtiness—the cultural phenomenon has finally come to an end.Continue...

Screenwriter Zack Stentz on Netflix’s Rim of the World

Netflix’s newest original film puts a fresh spin on a classic genre. Rim of the World, written by Zack Stentz, hit computer screens on May 24, delivering all the right nostalgic 80s sci-fi feels.Continue...

The Last Summer fails to accurately portray the teenage experience

Early in May, Netflix gave us The Last Summer, the platform’s newest star-studded teen rom-com. In the wake of last year’s successful Netflix originals, To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before and The Kissing Booth, this film had the chance to be the next iconic film for hopeless romantics. Instead, it missed the mark by miles.Continue...

Dream Interpreter: Life, death, and a pit of lava

I’m Meryl Sleep, Queen’s resident dream interpreter. I analyze dreams in an effort to decode the symbols in each Queen’s student’s subconscious. Today’s dream involves parents and difficult decision-making.Continue...

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile falls short of the truth

Netflix’s newest thriller, Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile , will keep you on the edge of your seat. The film explores the crimes of Ted Bundy, the notorious serial killer and necrophile.Continue...

Best of Kingston 2019

We polled Queen’s students on their favourite locations around Kingston, from preferred coffee shops to campus’ finest bathrooms.Continue...

Peaks and pits of 2018-19 pop culture

The 2018-19 year in pop culture has been nothing short of eventful.Continue...

Last Words

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Meet the Princess on University Avenue

Most students know Queen Victoria, who established ‘Queen’s College in Kingston’ via the Royal Charter in 1841, as the ‘Queen’ of Queen’s.Continue...

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